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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

XFL draft: Former Freeman, Idaho lineman Jordan Rose selected by Seattle Dragons while other locals await call

Former Freeman High and Idaho standout offensive lineman Jordan Rose heard his name called Tuesday in the inaugural draft of the ravamped XFL.

Difference makers: Dogs of Washington State have played crucial role in guiding Cougars through difficult year

In the weeks and months after Tyler Hilinski’s death, members of the Washington State football team were surrounded by psychiatrists, doctors and other mental health specialists dedicated to guiding the …

School. Football. Fortnite. One video game has infiltrated Washington State’s locker room … and isn’t going away anytime soon

Next to their books and playbooks, nothing else has infiltrated the lives of these Pac-12 football players, and football players elsewhere – just about every football player, it seems – …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018

WSU’s bizarre trick play was a collaboration between Mike Leach, Microsoft engineer

The concept that produced the 9 most interesting yards of Saturday’s game was not devised during one of Mike Leach’s long strolls to work – often used as brainstorm sessions …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018

A self-proclaimed “slow guy,” Kyle Sweet has ascended Washington State’s receiver ranks by perfecting his route running

A senior who’s started for the Cougars each of the last three seasons – and has played in 37 of a possible 39 games – Sweet has caught 106 career …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Why Washington State’s receiving corps could be historically deep in 2018

As Mike Leach and his staff whittle a group of 12-13 players down to eight, we take a deeper dive into the position and look at how the WR depth …

UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018

Tyler Hilinski tragedy a main point of conversation during Pac-12 media gathering

Mike Leach fielded six questions about the quarterback who was supposed to lead his Cougars into 2018 – and probably a few more when he stepped away the podium at …

UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018

Pac-12 Media Day: What you should pay attention to on Wednesday in Hollywood

Five Cougar angles and five Pac-12 angles to keep an eye on as the media masses converge on Hollywood.

Video: Washington State wide receiver Kyle Sweet post Crimson and Gray game

Kyle Sweet talks about his individual performance and grades the Cougar quarterbacks after the spring game.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017

Video: Washington State wide receiver Kyle Sweet post practice Oct. 31

Washington State wide receiver Kyle Sweet talks about the Arizon game and the senior class that will be honored ahead of Saturday’s game against Stanford.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017

Washington State looking to ‘narrow down’ punting pool

Erik Powell, Kyle Sweet and Mitchell Cox are averaging just 33.7 yards per punt this season, which ranks No. 121 of 129 in the FBS.

Washington State’s Kyle Sweet honoring fellow slotback by wearing No. 15 on left arm this season

Robert Lewis’ senior season was cut short because of an undisclosed leg injury, but Washington State fans will still see his No. 15 streaking across the field on gameday this …

Video: Washington State wide receiver Kyle Sweet post practice Sept. 12

WSU wide receiver Kyle Sweet reflects on the Boise State game and talks about what the offense can do to improve before Oregon State.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

He’s passed, he’s caught, he’s punted – Washington State’s Kyle Sweet a jack of all trades

Kyle Sweet was throwing footballs when he arrived at Santa Margarita High School in 2011. By 2012, he was catching them. Now he’s punting them.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017

Tavares Martin Jr. primed to break out for Cougars … and four other players who could do the same this fall

Breakout performances are part of the formula that makes college football such an exciting attraction for its fans and followers. Every season, nearly every team has a player, or multiple …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017

Inside and out, WSU receivers getting the tips they need

In an effort to ensure that no lesson goes untaught, WSU football coach Mike Leach is giving Dave Nichol the inside receivers this fall and Derek Sage will handle the …

WSU receiver Kyle Sweet made early impact with skill, willingness to learn

Washington State wide receiver River Cracraft’s text message to his coach, Mike Leach, was one of just scores of electronic communications received every day by a man who predicts cellphones …

WSU backup quarterback Tyler Hilinski prepares as if he’ll take the next snap

During one of Mike Leach’s frequent quarterback summits, he decided to call-out the backup.

New Washington State coach JaMarcus Shephard brings passion to game

A football team will never have more practices available to it before its next game than the first day of spring workouts.